Re: Sandwich Tern (6/16/2019) - photos

Jerry Ting

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Bob Dunn finds some information on Sibley Guides website about the juvenile/immature Sandwich Tern bill coloration which might stir up more discussions about this interesting tern found in Hayward Marsh. Here is the link:

And here is the link to images with different colors/shapes of presumed juvenile SATE or possible SATE x ELTE hybrid:

I have changed my eBird sighting from SATE to SATE x ELTE (with the comments that it could be as well a dark billed ELTE) and added 2 more photos. Here is the updated checklist:

Happy Birding,
Jerry Ting

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